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Interview with Toby Wright
Q: What's the biggest misconception about what you do?
A: That because of my vast discography I must be unattainable.......... drop me an email at Toby@tobywrightmusic.com
Q: What questions do customers most commonly ask you? What's your answer?
A: I get all kinds of questions ..... but when it comes to me working with you these are the most important questions
Q: What do you like most about your job?
A: making music and satisfying my clients
Q: What's your 'promise' to your clients?
A: I will mix until satisfied
Q: Analog or digital and why?
A: Analog mostly and digital combo....... it provides the best of both worlds, they both have a lot to offer..... different things about them are advantageous.
Q: Describe the most common type of work you do for your clients.
A: Record Production, and Mixing are what my clients mostly request.
Q: Tell us about your studio setup.
A: I am running Pro Tools and have a mixing suite in my house. I have lots of outboard mic pre’s , eq’s, compressors and a few of the best of the analog effects boxes. I try not to use plug ins because it takes away from the orig sound that was recorded.
Q: What's your typical work process?
A: I typically will talk to the client on phone before I begin on any work, find out their vision for the material I’m working on, and then get the files and mix away, when I am finished I will send to the client my “send one” then they listen, comment, and then I make any suggested changes until they are satisfied.
Q: What do you bring to a song?
A: I am a songwriter as well as an amazing arranger and I bring the gift of arrangement to an already recorded piece or song.....
Q: What's your strongest skill?
A: Production, Mixing, Engineering, Arranging, writing
Q: What type of music do you usually work on?
A: All types except rap. I am very schooled in all styles of music and strive to keep up on “modern” music as well as have a vast knowledge of the timeless music.
Q: Can you share one music production tip?
A: Listen before you plug in.
Q: Which artist would you like to work with and why?
A: I have been blessed to have worked with some of the best Artists in the world, so there is not one that I would like to work with ..... there are hundreds and maybe even thousands more to go.
Q: How would you describe your style?
A: Clean, clear punchy and robust when it needs to be, subtle when it needs to be.
Q: What was your career path? How long have you been doing this?
A: I’ve been doing this for 35+ years. My career path has been through extremely famous studios on the east and west coast of the United States. I have built three studios in Los Angeles, and have been what some call a driving force in rock music since the late 1980s. You can visit my website at www.tobywright Music 🎶 🥑.com to i’ve been doing this for 35+ years. My career path has been through extremely famous studios on the east and west coast of the United States. I have built three studios in Los Angeles, and have been what some call a driving force in rock music since the late 1980s. You can visit my website at www.tobywrightmusic.com to see my full discography
Q: If you were on a desert island and could take just 5 pieces of gear, what would they be?
A: Food water wine and women, as they can feed me, sing to me and we can have a good time till we either die there or get rescued. Hahahahaha
Q: What advice do you have for a customer looking to hire a provider like you?
A: Be real, truthful and honest with yourself about your music before coming to me, because I will be real, truthful and honest with you about it. And pay on time or don’t bother even engaging.
Q: What questions do you ask prospective clients?
A: What is your vision? What are your expectations from this recording?
Q: Is there anyone on SoundBetter you know and would recommend to your clients?
Q: What are you working on at the moment?
A: I am developing a few artists, writing and talent. I also am working on a sound healing company that I will bring to the world shortly.
Q: Tell us about a project you worked on you are especially proud of and why. What was your role?
A: The most proud moment in my career, was when I recorded and produced the unplugged sessions for Alice In Chains. The reason I am so proud of this recording is that once it was captured live, there were no overdubs allowed, and after I mixed it I took it to Mastering and the mastering engineer said that it was one of the best recordings he had ever heard and there was no way to make it better. So what the listener hears is EXACTLY what I mixed and what came directly off of the console. That’s the way to do it.
Q: What other musicians or music production professionals inspire you?
A: Most all other musicians and successful Producers inspire me ..... I listen to most every genre of music and an a very experienced studio engineer, so I know how to listen and have been trained by the best.